Barbara Mongan

  • Born: August 28, 1928
  • Died: July 12, 2019
  • Location: Concord, New Hampshire

Phaneuf Funeral Homes & Crematorium

172 King Street
Boscawen , NH 03303
Tel. (603) 625-5777

Tribute & Message From The Family

Message From The Family

Thank you for your support during this difficult time. Please enhance this tribute to Barbara by adding your memories and photos.

Barbara Ann (Cronin) Mongan, 90, died July 12, 2019 at Concord Hospital in Concord, New Hampshire.

She was born on August 8, 1928, the daughter of Maurice and Marie (Spillane) Cronin. Barbara married John Harold "Hal" Mongan on April 20, 1947 in Dorchester, Mass.

With her husband, Barbara spent her early adult years raising four children. With the children grown, she worked as a tour guide and eventually director at the Emerson House in Concord, Mass. When she retired, she often traveled the world with Elderhostel. Throughout her long and full life, Barbara loved to sing (Sweet Adeline's) and dance to big band music.

Barbara was predeceased by her husband, Hal, who passed on in 1994, but with his blessing and wishes continued to live life as fully as she could.
She leaves behind her sister, Ginny; three sons, Steve, Dan and Peter; her daughter, Jill; daughters-in-law, Linda, Sandra and Terri; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents and husband, Barbara was predeceased by her grandson, Coley.

Arrangements: Her Cemetery Committal Service will be held in the Pine Grove Cemetery, Cemetery St. and Shaker Rd., Concord, on Monday, July 22 at 11:00A.M. Assisting the family with arrangements is the Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium. To view Barbara's Online Tribute, send condolences to the family, or for more information, visit


Condolence & Memory Journal

Dear Pete, Danny, Jill, Steve and families. I am so sorry to hear of your mom's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. I hope you can find solice in the fact she lived a long time and lived life to the fullest.

Posted by Carol (Coleman) DaSilva - Westford, MA - Family   July 22, 2019

Dear Steve, Danny, Pete and Jill: So sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. She was the sweetest neighbor I have ever had. Always a smile for all of us kids. And I will never forget her fresh baked bread. Every Wednesday. May she rest in peace with Hal.

Posted by Paul Donaghue - Groton, MA - Family Friend   July 19, 2019

Dan, Peter, Steve, Jill & family

Our deepest condolences to you and your family during this time.
Barbara was a wonderful neighbor & friend to our family.
We will keep many fond memories of her. God Bless.

A mother is with us always, first in her lifetime, then forever in our memory.


Pete, Steve & Mary Zis
40 Newport Dr.
Westford MA.

Posted by Peter Zis - Westford, MA - Neighbor   July 18, 2019

Steve and Linda, and family,
Very sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you.

Posted by Maureen (Cushing) Cormier - North Andover, MA - Acquaintance   July 17, 2019

Pete, Dan, Steve, and family, so sorry to hear about your Mom. I remember her as a caring and gentle person. My prayers are with you all. Brian.

Posted by Brian Delaney - Merrimac, MA - Family   July 17, 2019

Rest In Peace, enjoyed scrabble games.

Posted by Teri    July 17, 2019

sorry for your loss steve

Posted by Butch Savard - AUBURNDALE, FL, FL   July 17, 2019

So sorry to hear of your mother's passing...It's been a long time since I last saw her or any of her children..our deepest sympathy..Anne and Bob Checchi

Posted by Bob Checchi - Tyngsboro, MA - Acquaintance   July 17, 2019

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